Airbus deal helps cut Bombardier’s risk

BOMBARDIER INC. (Toronto symbols BBD.A $4.63 and BBD.B $4.61; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing &Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 2.4 billion; Market cap: $11.1 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.7; Dividend suspended in February 2015; TSINetwork Rating: Speculative; www.bombardier.com) is the world’s third-largest maker of commercial aircraft, after Boeing (No. 1)… Read More

Boeing prepares to take on Airbus

BOEING CO. $356 (New York symbol BA; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 591.1 million; Market cap: $210.4 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.2; Dividend yield: 2.1%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.boeing.com) has agreed to form a joint venture with Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer SA (New… Read More

CAE continues to profit from niche markets

CAE INC. $28 (Toronto symbol CAE; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 267.6 million; Market cap: $7.5 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.7; Dividend yield: 1.3%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.cae.com) is the world’s largest maker of flight simulators for commercial airlines and military clients. It also… Read More